At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1864
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $49,104
  • Selectivity
  • Most Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Suburban

Swarthmore, PA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

15-Nov

Early App Deadline

January 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 13%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 5%
  • Application Fee
  • $60
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

100%

Top half of HS class

98%

Top quarter of HS class

92%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 645-760
  • Math
  • 660-770
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 30-34
  • English
  • 31-35
  • Math
  • 28-35
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Most Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 12%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 5%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 1,543

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$49,104

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,315

books and supplies

$14,446

room and board

$64,865

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$49,104

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,315

books and supplies

$14,446

room and board

$64,865

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $8,038
  • $30-$48K
  • $6,165
  • $48-$75K
  • $12,638
  • $75-$110K
  • $17,330
  • $110 & UP
  • $37,004
Financial aid

63%

Receiving Financial Aid

17%

Receiving Federal Grants

12%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 1

Student Life

Student Body

1,543

Total undergrad enrollment

N/A

Total grad students

79%

Out-of-state

9%

In-state

12%

International
Students

  • 50%

    FEMALE

  • 50

    MALE
Organizations

100

Student Organizations

2

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

92%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 16%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 7%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 13%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 42%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

8:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

217

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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